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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-26"
The photograph is annotated 'A4' and is captioned:
'1637 FOG. 26/27 JUNE 44 // N.T…
Page one begins with the reformation of the squadron in 1936 and gives details of the aircraft operated, the stations flown from and the roles the squadron played in training and operations.…
Tags: 10 OTU; 103 Squadron; 142 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 153 Squadron; 1656 HCU; 166 Squadron; 550 Squadron; 576 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; crash; Heavy Conversion Unit; killed in action; Lancaster; mine laying; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Operational Training Unit; RAF Abingdon; RAF Kirmington; RAF North Killingholme; RAF Scampton; take-off crash; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 166 Squadron; 1662 HCU; 83 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); forced landing; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operational Training Unit; RAF Blyton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Peplow; RAF Staverton; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington
Tags: 128 Squadron; 15 OTU; 16 OTU; 216 Squadron; 38 Squadron; 40 Squadron; 627 Squadron; 692 Squadron; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; C-47; Hudson; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Graveley; RAF Harwell; RAF Hendon; RAF Marham; RAF Oakington; RAF Shallufa; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
The image is annotated '26565. LMG. 25.6.44// 8" 12600 --135° 0900 Goenflos Raid .A. 13x500 c secs W/O Puskas .A.429'
Tags: 16 OTU; 162 Squadron; 25 OTU; 29 OTU; 455 Squadron; 571 Squadron; 608 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Beaufighter; bombing; C-47; Cook’s tour; Defiant; Flying Training School; Hampden; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lysander; Magister; Martinet; mine laying; Mosquito; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; Proctor; RAF Bitteswell; RAF Bourn; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Cranwell; RAF Downham Market; RAF Finningley; RAF Mildenhall; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Upavon; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Waddington; RAF Warboys; RAF Watchfield; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Ventura; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 166 Squadron; aircrew; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-1; V-3; V-weapon